Get an update on the first batch of Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicles as they begin their testing journey

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest developments on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. This week marks the first batch of Crosstown vehicle deliveries from the maintenance and storage facility on the west end of the LRT route to Toronto’s east end for testing. Here’s an update on their journey. The … Continue reading Get an update on the first batch of Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicles as they begin their testing journey

Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicles make their way to the east end for the first time

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest developments on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. Today (May 25), marks the first of several Crosstown vehicle deliveries from the maintenance and storage facility on the west end of the LRT route to Toronto’s east end for testing. Take a look behind the scenes … Continue reading Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicles make their way to the east end for the first time

See video as Crosstown light rail vehicle runs using automatic operating system for first time

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues to check off important milestones, including testing of the system that can guide the vehicles from a distance. Think of autonomous cars, but with a whole lot more passenger space. Usually, we show you images and video of all hands-on-deck when it comes to construction of … Continue reading See video as Crosstown light rail vehicle runs using automatic operating system for first time

Inside the workshop – A rare glimpse at how Finch West LRT vehicles are put together

Before they glide smoothly through Toronto neighbourhoods, transit vehicles have to get built somewhere. How they come together and where might surprise you. Metrolinx takes you inside the local Alstom factory for a sneak peek at how light rail vehicles are assembled. The Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project continues to make great strides, … Continue reading Inside the workshop – A rare glimpse at how Finch West LRT vehicles are put together

Going where no vehicle has gone before – Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicle testing reaches eastern milestone

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit project has seen plenty of progress as stations and stops are worked on across the Toronto route. But seeing a shiny new transit vehicle move through a tunnel and stop at a station really brings the project to life.  Check out the latest photos of the journey below. This … Continue reading Going where no vehicle has gone before – Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicle testing reaches eastern milestone

See video of the first time a light rail vehicle passes through a Crosstown tunnel

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit project has seen plenty of progress as stations and stops are worked on across the Toronto route. But witnessing a transit vehicle move through a tunnel for the first time is something any transit buff – or future passenger – will appreciate. You’ll find video, images and the full … Continue reading See video of the first time a light rail vehicle passes through a Crosstown tunnel